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2017

CANCELLATION of Boil Water Notice Shandon Water System
Date: 12/22/2017 3:40:36 PM
The Boil Water Notice issued on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 for the Shandon water system is CANCELLED
UPDATE: Shandon Water System - Boil Water Notice Extended
Date: 12/21/2017 4:55:06 PM
The Boil Water Notice issued on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 for the Shandon water system is still in effect.
UPDATE: San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Shandon POSTPONED
Date: 12/21/2017 4:31:49 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo District 1 Supervisor and Department of Public Works ribbon cutting ceremony for the San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge in Shandon scheduled for December 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm has been POSTPONED.
UPDATE: Shandon Water System - Boil Notice in Effect
Date: 12/20/2017 8:20:01 AM
Shandon Water System has been repaired, boil water notice in effect until testing results are available on Thursday, December 21, 2017.
Shandon Water System - Boil Water Notice in Effect
Date: 12/19/2017 12:57:19 PM
Shandon Water System Accidental Damage to Water System, BOIL WATER NOTICE IN EFFECT
San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Shandon
Date: 12/13/2017 9:44:10 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo District 1 Supervisor and Department of Public Works will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for the San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge.
Road Closure on South Higuera Street South of Los Osos Valley Road in SLO
Date: 12/8/2017 3:24:57 PM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works announces road closure of South Higuera Street from the San Luis Obispo city limits to San Luis Creek Bridge from Friday, December 15, 2017 through Friday, December 29, 2017.
Main Street at US 101 Interchange Project, Templeton - Presentation
Date: 11/30/2017 2:44:28 PM
The public is invited to attend a presentation of project conceptual alternatives for the proposed Main Street at US 101 interchange reconfiguration on December 6, 2017 for an Open House and Templeton Area Advisory Group special meeting at Vineyard Elementary School in Templeton.
SLO Veteran's Hall Parking Lot Improvements
Date: 11/28/2017 8:09:21 AM
Public Works will resurface the parking lot, provide new striping and introduce storm water management elements to the existing parking lot.
Drinking Water Disinfectant Switches to Free Chlorine
Date: 11/14/2017 4:12:03 PM
Public Works will change the disinfectant to free chlorine in the Lopez Project distribution system. Due to the County also providing water to the cities of Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, Grover Beach, Oceano, Avila Beach, and Port San Luis, these areas will also convert to free chlorine.
Los Osos Tax Bills Now Include Wastewater Costs
Date: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 PM
For the first time, this fiscal year residents of Los Osos will see two charges included on their annual property tax bills to fund the Los Osos Wastewater Recycling Facility.
Road Resurfacing Work Planned in Avila Beach
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The Public Works Department will be resurfacing most of the roads in the downtown area of Avila Beach October 2-4, 2017.
Road Construction for Octagon Barn Improvements and Bob Jones Extension
Date: 1/1/2018 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo’s Public Works and Parks Departments are working with the Land Conservancy to develop the Octagon Barn site on South Higuera and provide staging for future Bob Jones trail extension.
Roof and Brick Veneer Maintenance At the San Luis Obispo City/County Library
Date: 9/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
During the month of October the Public Works Department is managing several maintenance projects to occur at the San Luis Obispo City/County Library. The work will not affect business hours.
Public Weighs in on Cayucos Vets Hall Remodel
Date: 8/25/2017 12:00:00 PM
San Luis Obispo County residents provided suggestions on what they would like to see in the new Cayucos Vets Hall.
Mussel Infested Boat Prevented from Launching at Nacimiento Lake
Date: 8/16/2017 12:00:00 PM
On July 29, 2017 a volunteer screener discovered hundreds of invasive mussels attached to a boat attempting to launch at Heritage Ranch.
Chip Seal Treatments Begin on Many County Roads
Date: 8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo will begin construction to resurface pavement on various roads August 7, 2017.
Black Mountain Emergency Communications Tower Maintenance
Date: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
The Black Mountain Emergency Communications Tower site will undergo general site erosion maintenance and repair from August 7 through August 18, 2017.
Groundwater Stakeholder Public Forum, Los Osos Basin Fringe Areas
Date: 7/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo (County) is hosting a public forum to update the residents within the Los Osos Basin Fringe Areas (non-adjudicated areas) on several efforts, including the County’s recent formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency; the basin characterization study of the fringe areas; and the basin boundary modification process.
Bee Rock Road Repairs in Bradley
Date: 7/26/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin road repairs along Bee Rock Road to stabilize the road shoulder two miles west of Nacimiento Lake Drive off of Interlake Road. Work is scheduled to start on July 31, 2017 and continue into August 2017.
Spillway Condition Assessments for Lopez and Whale Rock Dams
Date: 7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
The California Department of Water Resources has directed a detailed condition assessment of spillways at over 93 dams in California.
Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers
Date: 7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
30-day Vessel Launch Restrictions in effect for all Local Lakes.
2017 Asphalt Overlay Various South County Roads
Date: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction on June 19, 2017 to rehabilitate the pavement on various roads in the South County.
Left Turn Lane on Nacimiento Lake Drive at Adelaida Road in Paso Robles
Date: 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction to install a Left Turn Lane on Nacimiento Lake Drive at Adelaida Road in Paso Robles.
Underground Utilities District #28
Date: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works announces the commencement of construction for the Underground Utilities District #28, along Los Osos Valley Road between South Bay Boulevard and Los Osos Creek on June 20, 2017.
Construction begins on San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge
Date: 5/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction of the San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge on East Centre Street, between 5th Street and Calle Carmelita, in Shandon. Work is scheduled to start on June 1, 2017 and continue to the end of December 2017.
Construction begins on Klau Creek Bridge
Date: 6/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction of the new Klau Creek Bridge on Cypress Mountain Drive near Adelaida on June 5, 2017. The County is replacing the second bridge south of the intersection of Klau Mine Road and Cypress Mountain Drive.
Hi Moutain Road Closure
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The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works announces that Hi Mountain Road will continue to be closed between the gates located 10 miles east of Lopez Drive and the Forestry Station in Pozo. The continued closure of the road is due to unsafe road conditions and damages due to last winter’s storms.
Salinas River "Live Stream" Has Ended
Date: 6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works confirmed a dry section of the Salinas River, south of Graves Creek at the north end of Atascadero.
Kansas and Oklahoma Avenue Waterline
Date: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction of the Kansas and Oklahoma Avenue Waterline Improvement Project at the County Operations Center, near San Luis Obispo. Work is scheduled to begin the week of June 12, 2017 and continue through September 2017.

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